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Adam Driver in Talks to Play Nightwing in 'Man of Steel 2'

November 9, 2013 (3:57 am) GMT
The 'Girls' actor is among the candidates considered to take on the Caped Crusader's sidekick role in the upcoming Superman vs. Batman film.
Adam Driver

could join "". The Wrap learns that the "" actor is a frontrunner to play Dick Grayson, Batman's former protege who became the first incarnation of Robin before he takes on the independent superhero identity Nightwing.

Rumor has it, there are at least two other actors in the mix for the coveted role. Anyone chosen for the part will join , who returns as Superman, and , who plays Batman, in the upcoming second installment of the "" franchise.

(""), (""), and ("") reportedly have auditioned for Batman's love interest rumored to be Diana Prince or Wonder Woman who, in the comics, does have an occasional flirtation with the Caped Crusader.

Zac Snyder returns to his directing post. Filming and casting are reportedly done under the code name "Sage and Milo". The flick is set for a July 17, 2015 release in the U.S.

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